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Wealth and Investment Management (WIM) is one of the United States' leading providers of financial and investment services. WIM provides a full range of personalized wealth management, investment, and retirement products and services to meet clients' unique needs and help them achieve financial goals. Our mission is to help clients pursue their financial goals with confidence. We accomplish this by building enduring client relationships through sound, thoughtful, and objective advice. Developing individualized plans for clients to help meet their financial objectives. Helping clients build, manage, preserve, and transition their financial resources and wealth.
Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM), one of the WIM lines of business, has an opening for a self-motivated and highly analytical Fund Reporting Consultant 4 (FRC 4) to join the team in Boston, MA. This consultant will be responsible for the financial reporting of mutual funds specifically but will work with other types of accounting as well.
The FRC 4 is involved in overseeing the coordination and review of all quarterly, annual and semiannual reports to shareholders and all regulatory filings. This critical function ensures adherence with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), alignment with all regulatory reporting requirements, and approved policies in addition to meeting all filing deadlines for both domestic and offshore products.
In addition to the reporting responsibilities of the FRC 4, this employee will provide guidance and training to financial reporting analysts throughout the financial reporting process and assist in the timely resolution of any issues identified. The successful candidate will work with external auditors and other service providers to resolve any issues and implement new accounting standards as necessary; will contribute to the establishment of new policies or enactment of policy changes in response to regulatory changes, new investment types, and/or new fund types.
The FRC 4 will also assist management in supervising the group in all functions, including overseeing the review of N1A, N-2, and N-14 filings and other legal filings for accuracy and completeness. Participation in special projects as needed, including process improvement initiatives, review of new regulatory reporting filings, systems implementations, and fund mergers, is also an important responsibility for the employee in this role.
6+ years of investment accounting experience in the mutual fund industry
A BS/BA degree or higher in accounting, finance, or economics
Public accounting experience
8+ years of financial industry experience
6+ years of financial reporting experience
Knowledge and understanding of mutual funds administration: financial reporting, fund accounting, and operations
Knowledge and understanding of calculation of Net Asset Value (NAV)
Knowledge and understanding of mutual funds, financial reporting, and regulatory filings
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work effectively, as well as independently, in a team environment
Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills
Ability to shift priorities as work flow/volume dictates
Strong project management, vendor management, and research skills
Experience working with changing priorities and deadlines
Other Desired Qualifications
Familiarity with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules and regulations
Self-motivated and capable of independently monitoring and completing tasks and projects within required time frames
Strong leadership, planning, analytical and organizational skills
The salary range displayed below is based on a Full-time 40 hour a week schedule.
MA-Boston: Min: $72,400 Mid: $102,000
MA-Boston: 125 High Street - Boston, MA
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